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SilverSneakers is a free program that allows local seniors to exercise and find community at Miami's rec center.

Seniors join SilverSneakers at three Oxford locations

SilverSneakers is a free program offered through qualifying Medicare Advantage plans for seniors 65 years and older. According to SilverSneakers’ official website, members receive access to online workouts, more than 17,000 gyms and community centers, fitness classes, a fitness app and discounts on health-related items.


COVID-19 influenced Miami students to take a gap year

For those taking gap years, financial strains leading to experiential learning are often the main cause, the New York Times reported. Many students across the country are struggling to pay tuition and do not want to spend such high amounts for a reduced college experience.

Bar 1868 may be underground, but to the dedicated staff, the establishment is larger than life.

The magic of Bar 1868

The environment at 1868 doesn’t just come from its exposed brick walls or neon signs. With every drink served or party sat at a table, the staff brings an extra special touch to the underground bar. 


Behind the Brick - Farmer's storm chasing shutterbug

On this episode of Behind the Brick (BTB), host Skyler Perry sat down with the marketing coordinator for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, Jay Murdock. Learn more about Murdock as he discusses his love for photography, his career in journalism, and his passion for storm chasing. 


Women with ADHD struggle with studies, often go unnoticed

Being a student with ADHD poses a number of hurdles, especially in the era of online learning. Female students in particular also face issues centered around diagnoses and ADHD awareness.  These female Miamians discuss what it's like to juggle the duties of a college student with the challenges of living with ADHD. 

Design Editor Owen Berg

COVID campuses: how different schools respond to the pandemic

  While the decision to send all Ohio students home last spring was made by Gov. Mike DeWine, it was up to individual colleges on how they wanted to proceed in the 2020-2021 school year. How do Miami University’s COVID policies and case numbers match up against other schools in Ohio, like Bowling Green State University (BGSU) and the University of Cincinnati (UC)?


ASG asks students to “pick their portion”

  Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) launched an initiative earlier this month to reduce food waste in campus dining halls by asking students to “pick their portion.” Dining halls across campus now display stickers on the glass in front of food stations prompting students to be specific about the amount of food they wish to receive. Options include double, full and half-portions, as well as “just a taste.”


Please leave COVID out of this, Hollywood

During a time when nearly one in five Americans and three in 10 Black or Hispanic Americans report knowing a close friend or relative that has died from COVID-19, it’s safe to say there’s been some trauma acquired over the course of the pandemic.  

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